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Swearingen Metro specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Country: United States of America
ICAO Type designator:SW4
First flight:26 August 1969
Production ended: 2001
Production total:684
Series: SA226-TC Metro: Stretched version of SA226-T Merlin III
SA226-TC Metro II: SA226-TC Metro woth larger, squared-oval windows
SA227-AC Metro III: Engines and structures upgraded
SA227-BC Metro III: Special model for AeroLitoral
SA227-CC Metro 23: Better systems, more power and increase in MTOW
SA227-DC Metro 23: SA227-CC with Garrett TPE331-12U engines
Propulsion:2 turboprop engines
Maximum number of passengers:20
Maximum take-off mass:7257 kg
ICAO Mass group:3

Swearingen Metro photo

Swearingen Metro file photo (photo: Aviation Safety Network archives)